More control? What if the most powerful companies in the world become even more powerful?
The call it the “biggest company you never heard of.” But soon you will hear about it because its becoming even bigger. Next month we will hear about a impressive merger in the business world: the one of Anglo-Swiss multinational mining company Xstrata and the Swiss Continue reading →
Do you have something where you need the support of the world?
If it is signatures you need, this might be for you! Remember Avaaz? The voice of the people has now a petitionsite. There you can publish your own story and ask for people to support you. Continue reading →
It’s time for change. That’s the main idea behind May 12. Are you ready?
For those of us who somehow lost track of the Occupy Movement over the last months, the upcoming event on May 12 is a good opportunity to get back on the street and stand for a better world. Continue reading →
Kosmos 9 is proud to become part of the Creative Commons movement.
There are certain things which belong to humanity as a whole: the commons. They give the name to the creative commons’ idea. “Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig initiated the ‘Creative Commons’ movement to encourage individuals to offer their creative works for others to legally build upon and share – Continue reading →
Things are happening in Burma. Apparently, the country is finally opening up. Luc Besson’s film is a good way to catch up on history.
For those of us who haven’t really been following the life story of Aung San Suu Kyi, The Lady is definitely a good start for learning about this remarkable woman. The French-English film depicts the life of the Burmese freedom fighter: from being the daughter of the father of Burmese independence to her youth in India and England, and finally her non-violent fight for the democratization of Burma. Continue reading →
There are so many ways to protest and initiate change. Since there is no greener thing than plants, let us have a look at how rebellious gardening can be.
The motto of Guerilla Gardening is “Let’s fight the filth with forks and flowers.” It is an active way of protesting against – but also changing – the grey and bleak environments our cities have become. Continue reading →